SBS Transit Premium 565

SBS Transit Premium 565 is a Premium service operated by SBS Transit from Ah Hood Road to Fullerton Road. The route passes through Jalan Rajah, Kim Keat Road, CTE and Cecil Street, operating one trip in the morning.

SBST Volvo B9TL Wright (SBS3658J) - Premium 565

SBST Volvo B9TL Wright (SBS3658J) – Premium 565

Route Information
Route Ah Hood Road (EASB) → Fullerton Road (Fullerton Sq)
Passes Through Jln Rajah, Kim Keat Rd, CTE, Cecil St
Route Length 11.4km
Travelling Time 28mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Shifts Weekdays: 1AM (1 bus)
Departure Times from T1 0800 – 0800 (Weekdays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service
Premium 565 release poster

Premium 565 release poster


  • 2008 (30 Jun): Introduced as a Premium Service from Ah Hood Rd → Fullerton Rd, with one trip departing at 0800hrs. Charges a flat fare of $3.60
  • 2009 (01 Apr): Fare temporarily lowered to $3.40
  • 2009 (05 Oct): Amended to ply Cecil Street (previously Robinson Rd)
  • 2010 (01 Jul): Fare reinstated to $3.60
  • 2011 (08 Nov): Fare revised to $3.80
  • 2014 (04 Aug): Fare revised to $4.00

Premium 565 serves the housing estates around Kim Keat and Balestier with bus connections to the CBD. It provides a more convenient alternative route for residents who would otherwise rely on the MRT or other bus routes to reach the city.

Currently, Services 131 and 186 also provide connections from St. Michael’s Estate to Shenton Way, but ply a longer route without expressways. From Balestier Road, Service 130 additionally provides connections to Shenton Way alongside 131 and 186.

One trip is operated in the mornings, departing Ah Hood Road (EASB) at 8:00am on weekdays.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Fare: Flat fare of $4.00. Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.

Fleet: Premium 565 operates on a Volvo B9TL, running under crossover trips from Service 21.

Route Information:

  1. Ah Hood Road (Along the road before Pentencostal Church)
  2. Jalan Rajah (Bus stop outside Blk 102)
  3. Jalan Rajah (Bus stop outside Blk 105)
  4. Kim Keat Road (Bus stop opposite NKF)
  5. Kim Keat Road (Bus stop opposite Jumbo Industrial Building)
  6. Balestier Road (Bus stop opposite Balestier Point)
  7. Balestier Road (Bus stop opposite Balestier Towers)
    CTE (Express)
    Outram Road (Express)
    Cantonment Road (Express)
    Keppel Road (Express)
  8. Anson Road (Bus stop outside International Plaza)
  9. Cecil Street (Bus stop opposite GB Building)
  10. Cecil Street (Bus stop outside Prudential Tower)
  11. Fullerton Road (Bus stop outside Fullerton Square)
Premium 565 at a glance

Premium 565 at a glance

Operator History:

  • 2008 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.


External Links:

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